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1955 to 1963 Topps and Fleer Football Complete Set Collection (9 Sets, 1,320 Cards)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $7,638

Extremely substantial collection of seven different complete Topps football sets, spanning the years 1955 through 1963, plus two 1960 Fleer football sets, for a total of nine complete football sets: 1) 1955 Topps All-American complete set (100 cards): 35% Vg-Ex, and 65% Vg or slightly lesser grades. Keys: #1 Hickman (Vg), 6 Kinnick RC (Gd-Vg), 12 Graham (10/90 L/R, otherwise Vg), 16 Rockne (Vg), 20 Baugh (Vg/Vg-Ex), 21 White (Gd-Vg), 27 Grange (10/90 L/R, Vg), 37 Thorpe (Vg), 68 Four Horsemen (Vg/Vg-Ex), 85 Luckman (Gd-Vg), 97 Hutson RC (20/80 L/R, otherwise Vg), 98 Feathers (80/20 T/B, otherwise Vg), and 100 Henry RC (Vg-Ex). 2) 1956 Topps complete set (120 cards): 75% Ex to Ex-Mt and 25% Vg to Vg-Ex. Missing the checklist. Keys: #1 Carson SP (90/10 T/B, otherwise Vg), 11 Blanda (Vg), 22 Cardinals Team SP (Ex-Mt), 53 Gifford (print lines, otherwise Ex-Mt), 58 Matson SP (Ex), 60 Moore RC (Ex), and 61 Redskins Team SP (Ex). 3) 1957 Topps complete set (154 cards): 75% Ex to Ex-Mt and 25% Vg to Vg-Ex. Keys: #1 LeBaron (25/75 T/B, otherwise Ex), 88 Gifford (Vg), 94 Berry RC (10/90 T/B, otherwise Ex), 119 Starr RC (80/20 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex/Ex), 138 Unitas RC (20/80 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex/Ex), and 151 Hornung RC (70/30 T/B, otherwise Ex). 4) 1958 Topps complete set (132 cards): 78% grade Ex or better, 22% Vg to Vg-Ex. Keys: #22 Unitas (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex), 62 Brown RC (90/10 L/R and miscut on back, otherwise Ex), 66 Starr (10/90 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex), 90 Jurgensen RC (Ex). 5) 1959 Topps complete set (176 cards): 30% grade Ex and 70% Vg to Vg-Ex (with some slightly lesser). Keys: #1 Unitas (Vg-Ex), 10 Brown (Vg-Ex), 23 Starr (20/80 L/R and T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex), and 82 Hornung (Vg-Ex). 6) 1960 Fleer complete set (132 cards): 95% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt (averaging Nr/Mt), 5% Ex. Highlighted by Jack Kemp's rookie card (blue overprint on the top border, otherwise Nr/Mt). 7) 1960 Topps complete set (132 cards): 60% Ex or better and 40% Vg to Vg-Ex (with a few slightly lesser). Keys: #1 Unitas (miscut on back, otherwise Ex), 23 Brown (Fr), 51 Starr (Vg-Ex), and 54 Hornung (Ex-Mt). 8) 1961 Topps complete set (198 cards): 90% Nr/Mt or better, 10% Ex-Mt (with a few slightly lesser). Keys: #1 Unitas (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex), 71 Brown (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 166 Kemp (Nr/Mt), and 198 Checklist (95/5 L/R, otherwise Ex). 9) 1963 Topps complete set (176 cards): 80% Ex to Nr/Mt (averaging Ex-Mt), 20% Vg to Vg-Ex. Keys: #1 Unitas (irregular cut, otherwise Ex-Mt), 14 Brown SP (Vg-Ex), 62 Ditka (Ex-Mt), 74 Meredith SP (Ex), 82 Lilly RC (Ex-Mt), 86 Starr (Ex-Mt), 96 Nitschke RC (Ex), 98 Tarkenton (Ex-Mt), and 170 Checklist (Ex). Total 1,320 cards representing nine complete sets. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000+. SOLD FOR $7,638


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